For Immediate Release
July 23, 2010
Clarkstown Opens Cooling Centers for Saturday, July 24th
conjunction with the Clarkstown Police Departmentís Emergency Management
Coordinator, Supervisor Alex Gromack announced that the Town of Clarkstown will
open cooling centers for residents to go and cool down in the extremely hot
weather on Saturday. The following cooling centers will be open on
Saturday, July 24, 2010.
Central Nyack Community Center, 58
Waldron Avenue, 11am-6pm
Congers Community Center, 6
Gilchrest Road, 11am-6pm
Community Center, 87 New Clarkstown Road, 11am-6pm
Street Community Center, 31 Zukor Road, New City, 9am-5pm
using the facilities as cooling centers should advise facility staff of their
presence for the use of the cooling center. In addition, all three Town
pools are open to residents at normal fees and hours.
The following are some
protective safety measures to use during extreme heat:
Slow down. Strenuous activities should be
reduced or eliminated.
Dress for summer.
Stay indoors as much as possible and limit
exposure to the sun.
Drink plenty of water or other non-alcohol
East well balanced, light, and regular
meals. Avoid using salt tablets unless directed to do so by a
Spend more time in air-conditioned places.
Do not drink alcoholic beverages.
Conserve energy; during periods of extreme heat,
electricity use rises.
Be aware of your petsí needs for water and
Should you have an emergency contact 911 immediately.
of the cooling centers may be extended if the need arises. For more
information please call the Supervisorís office at 845-639-2050.